To Africans and the world at large, do not be afraid of failure but rather, be terrified of regrets… Do not be afraid of the word no. But be afraid of the possibility of a yes, because you might decide to quit before the clock strikes.
The British Council in Nigeria on the event of her 75th anniversary in Nigeria thanked writer, storyteller, and BlankPaperz Mirabelle Morah, who was the winner of the Study UK Exhibition 2018 Video Challenge.
Christmas 2019 was a season of joy and love with many organizations across Nigeria and West Africa holding and organizing various charity events. Here are some of the special and impactful events that happened in…
The fight for an equal world is not for a few. I urge us all to do more. None of us is free until all of us are free.
While working with people with special needs, Grace noticed that there were vulnerable groups in her society, with a high percentage of them living in poverty. She mobilized a group to fight with her
After few months of intensive self-training marked by all-night learning and practices, squatting in rooms and sharing computers, I made some progress and I was able to make a poster and some flyers for our concert! And I got my first computer! This was the beginning of an endless passion for the digital world.
I was employed at the age of 19, to some young persons it was a life achievement. I mean what more would any young Nigerian ask for after being employed into the federal civil service at such a young age?
“I am lucky to be alive. Some of my friends died on our way here in 2017. I don’t like to talk about it. It is really hard for me. I want to forget,” Mbaye told Eric. Mbaye and Mornyang are among thousands of undocumented African youth in Europe who are constantly fleeing the economic hardship in their region. Eric Kafui Okyerefo tells the story of their lives. A story of hope and hardship.
“I grew up in the city of Lagos, the hurly burly lifestyle can be really annoying but it inspires me each day.“ This young man went from not knowing how to use a laptop to working on 2D / 3D / 4D designs for banks and more. Read about his evolution.
As the youngest person on the team, I did a lot of work, from designing church fliers to fixing microphones and some sound engineering. I genuinely enjoyed it all.
This fashion blogger born with cerebral palsy has a different story and she’s kicking it towards blogging for Vogue
“What makes my story different is that I was born with cerebral palsy and most times when I tell people I’m a fashion blogger, they’re shocked because it’s rare.”
Assumpta Idaka narrates her story and love for fashion.
Becoming an orphan at the age of 11 and having a hardworking mother, gave me the strength to never give up no matter how hard things became. I am virgil simb. I’m a 25 year-old…
She was almost locked up by the police for a social media stunt – see brave filmmaker Afungfege Evita
Unfortunately, life chose a different path for me. My story is that of a youth struggling with passion and society’s demands. Despite almost getting locked up by the police for a social media stunt, [her short film] …. “IN 72“ hours got selected in two festivals.
GreatGlorious came from a separated home, felt ugly, disliked beautiful girls and had low confidence. She didn’t want any of that but how could she rise?